Steam cleaners have many benefits since they don’t use chemicals. Also, they’re safe to use on any surface, including curtains, material, and upholstery. Steam cleaners are suitable for many uses within your home and garden, including steaming creases in clothes and cleaning car upholstery. It can also kill up to 99.9 percent of the germs and bacteria.
An upright steam cleaner can sanitize flooring and freshen carpets like a vacuum cleaner. The steam cleaner is lightweight and requires very little physical effort. There’s no need to carry buckets of water or containers filled with cleaning fluids and utensils.
Most steam cleaners can be converted to a hand held unit. Some can be carried around with a shoulder strap. Attachments come with some steam cleaners and this gives the user the chance to clean surfaces that are otherwise impossible or inaccessible to clean with ordinary cleaners or by hand.
Steam Cleaners Used Around the Home
1. Stubborn grease and fat around barbecues, grills, and cookers can be difficult to clean. Great may be impossible to remove with scrubbing alone. Some chemicals may even have a hard time removing the thick build up.
There are some chemicals that are formulated to dissolve grease fast, however, these chemicals can be toxic and dangerous. This is where a steam cleaner can excel. The steam’s heat can loosen stubborn great and you can wipe the surface clean with a damp cloth.
A steam cleaner can leave your home’s surfaces looking like new and you won’t have to worry about toxic residue or poisonous vapors.
2. Steam cleaners can take some of the effort out of cleaning tiled walls and there is even a steam mop for wood floors. If you get a grout steam cleaner, you can easily get rid of the dark stains that accumulate between tiles. They remove grime from many hard to reach places, such as the areas around shower heads and taps. This cleaner can also read into the crevices around shower screens, door frames and windows.
3. If you use the proper attachments, steam cleaners are a great way to freshen and clean upholstery and curtains. Please note that steam is not suitable for draylon, velvet, and some other fabrics.
Steam is a great way to eliminate clothes odors and remove creases for drapery. There is a large range of clothes steam cleaners that can offer this feature.
4. Outside in the garden, you can use a steam cleaner to clean the grime off plastic furniture. Rather than spending time scraping grass or dirt from lawnmowers and garden tools, steam can remove it effortlessly.
Some ‘obscure’ jobs you may not think about using a steam cleaner for, include killing weeds on patios and paths, disinfect soil, and if you have a swimming pool, you can use it to clear away algae.
5. The steam cleaner may be used to clean upholstery, dashboards, and carpets in boats and cars. It can also be used to remove pet hair from carpets, and car seats. A steam cleaner can be used to remove dirt and mud that are trapped in the trim of a car’s wheel. The dirt can be dislodged effortlessly using steam.
6. Jewelry can be cleaned using steam, especially if there are stones set in the piece. Dirt can be impossible to clear out of jewelry, depending on where it collects in a piece. You can use a special attachment to save money on professional jewelry cleaning.
Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi is the founder of this blog where she shares her parenting and lifestyle experiences. She is an engineer and a trainer who works in the construction industry. She is the founder of Sihela Consultants.(www.sihelaconsultants.com)